Arsenal are reportedly set to revive their interest in Thomas Lemar after Manchester City made a second bid for Alexis Sanchez.
In the last few moments, Arsenal have reportedly received a second bid from Manchester City for forward, Alexis Sanchez.
The Chilean is in the final year of his contract but the Premier League side have made an offer reportedly worth up to £60 million.
Sky’s Guillem Balague has tweeted that the Chilean is reportedly close to joining the City but that the Gunners are eyeing up a replacement.
Arsenal have had a number of bids for Monaco’s Thomas Lemar turned down over the course of the summer and while many believed the deal was dead, it may not be that way.
Alexis close to sign for City for £55 + £5. Arsenal asked for few hours to sign Thomas Lemar, which they confident they are going to do
— Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) August 31, 2017
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Balague claims that the Gunners are eager to replace wantaway Sanchez with Lemar on what could be a hugely eventful deadline day in North London.
It remains to be seen whether there is any truth in these rumours. Balague has a very hit or miss reputation amongst football fans but one thing is for certain, this deadline day is vital for Arsenal FC.